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  • Ringing bells to mark Appomattox surrender Hartfordbell.phatch

    Officials at the Riley County Historical Museum planned to ring the bell from the steamboat Hartford at 2:15 p.m. Thursday as part of a national event marking the 150th anniversary of the surrender at Appomattox. Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee .

  • ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ entertains McCain audience Christopher.conner

    Last Monday night an intrepid crowd of theater-goers was treated to an odd but generally satisfactory entertainment in K-State’s McCain Auditorium. The name of the play was “Peter and the Starcatcher,” and it was based on a novel by .


    Dee Ray Yonning, 78, Wamego, died Monday, April 6, 2015, at his home. The family provided some of the following information. On March 17, 1937, Dee was born to Louis and Agnes (Hunholz) Yonning in rural Louisville. Dee attended a country school in the Louisville .


    Sylvester W. Ham, 102, of rural Marysville, died Friday, April 3, 2015, at the Blue Valley Nursing Home in Blue Rapids. Visitation was Monday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Kinsley Mortuary in Marysville. A funeral service was at 10 a.m. .


    John Alfred “Johnny” Harper, 91, of Frankfort, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at the Frankfort Community Care Home. Visitation will be Friday, April 10, from noon to 8 p.m. at Padden Funeral Chapel in Frankfort. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, .

  • With big holes, K-State moves on to next crop of WRs

    Kansas State doesn’t just need a new quarterback next season. It needs new guys for him to throw the ball to, as well. The Wildcats not only lost quarterback Jake Waters, they also lost big-time wide receivers Tyler Lockett .

  • K-State wins 10-2 to snap losing skid

    PAPILLION, Neb. — A career-high three RBIs by Tyler Wolfe, including the go-ahead RBI in the top of the seventh, along with three hits each from Max Brown and Steve Serratore led Kansas State to a 10-2 win at Omaha on .

  • Adkins, Kemper named NCEA All-Americans

    WACO, Texas — The acknowledgements keep coming for the Kansas State equestrian team, as the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) announced its 2014-15 All-American teams, with K-State represented by sophomore Henley Adkins and junior Danielle Kemper. Adkins was named to the .

  • KSU women head south for SMU Invite

    The K-State women’s golf team will travel to its fourth event of the spring season this weekend, as the Wildcats head to Mesquite, Texas, to compete in the SMU/DAC Invitational at the par-72, 6,345-yard Dallas Athletic Club. The .

  • Rock Creek sweeps Abilene

    The Rock Creek softball team fended off Abilene’s late push and held on to win the first game of a doubleheader, 7-6, on Tuesday. The Mustangs would later coast to an 11-5 win in Game 2. Abilene wasn’t able .

  • KSU men finish 11th at Koch Invitational

    GASTONIA, N.C. — The K-State men’s golf team turned in a final-round score of 6-over 294 Tuesday to finish 11th in the Gary Koch Invitational at the par-72, 7,042-yard Gaston Country Club. The Wildcats finished the 54-hole tournament at 33-over 897, .

  • Morse, Dodson and Butler win seats Morse.phatch

    Women now make up the majority of the Manhattan City Commission. Linda Morse was the top vote-getter in Tuesday’s election, earning a four-year term. Morse, a retired registrar and continuing education liaison at Kansas State University, received 2,643 votes, meaning .


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